9781929610884

From Parents to Partners: Building a Family- centered Early Childhood Program

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  • ISBN13:

    9781929610884

  • ISBN10:

    1929610882

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 9/1/2006
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Summary

Explores the reasons and basis for developing ongoing partnerships with parents and families of children in childcare settings and provides the tools and strategies to build the support network within which these partnerships thrive

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments ix
Introduction xi
The Importance of Family-Teacher Partnerships
1(10)
Five Principles of Family-Centered Care
11(16)
Effective Communication with Families: An Overview
27(11)
Daily Communication
38(8)
Challenges to Communication: Problems Affecting the Child at Home or at School
46(12)
Challenges to Communication: Conflict between Family and Program
58(17)
Formal Communications: Documentation and Conferences
75(20)
Creating Successful Parent Meetings and Events
95(11)
Classroom Environments
106(8)
Curriculum in a Family-Centered Classroom
114(9)
Families as Teaching Partners at Home and at School
123(11)
Welcoming Families into the Partnership
134(18)
Index 152

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